TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

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Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ranks the most popular R&B/hip-hop albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Force Of Nature
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Jaheim [Ghetto Love] Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
[Ghetto Love]
Gains in performance
3
DJ Clue DJ Clue? The Professional 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
DJ Clue? The Professional 2
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
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4
Eve Scorpion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Scorpion
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
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5
Project Pat Mista Don't Play Everythangs Workin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mista Don't Play Everythangs Workin
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Musiq Soulchild Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want To Sing) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Aijuswanaseing (I Just Want To Sing)
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
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Gains in performance
7
Shaggy Hotshot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Hotshot
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
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8
Jill Scott Who Is Jill Scott? Words And Sounds Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Who Is Jill Scott? Words And Sounds Vol. 1
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
35
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9
R. Kelly tp-2.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
tp-2.com
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
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10
Silkk The Shocker My World, My Way Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My World, My Way
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
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11
Snoop Dogg Tha Last Meal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tha Last Meal
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
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12
Ludacris Back For The First Time Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Back For The First Time
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
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13
Koffee Brown Mars/Venus Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mars/Venus
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Ja Rule Rule 3:36 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rule 3:36
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
15
QB Finest Nas & Ill Will Records Presents Queensbridge The Album Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nas & Ill Will Records Presents Queensbridge The Album
13
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
16
OutKast Stankonia Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Stankonia
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
21
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Gains in performance
17
Sade Lovers Rock Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lovers Rock
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Nelly Country Grammar Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Country Grammar
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
19
Tamia A Nu Day Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Nu Day
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
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Gains in performance
17
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
15
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21
Dirty The Pimp & Da Gangsta Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Pimp & Da Gangsta
22
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Donnie McClurkin Live In London And More... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Live In London And More...
26
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
28
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Gains in performance
23
Iconz Street Money Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Street Money
24
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Soundtrack Save The Last Dance Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Save The Last Dance
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Mystikal Let's Get Ready Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Let's Get Ready
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
26
Lil Bow Wow Beware Of Dog Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Beware Of Dog
Lil Bow Wow
25
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
27
Erykah Badu Mama's Gun Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mama's Gun
20
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
28
JAY-Z The Dynasty Roc La Familia (2000 --     ) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Dynasty Roc La Familia (2000 -- )
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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29
Mr. C The Slide Man Cha-Cha Slide Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Cha-Cha Slide
27
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
23
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30
Charlie Wilson Bridging The Gap Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Bridging The Gap
42
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
18
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Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
31
Fredro Starr Firestarr Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Firestarr
34
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
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Gains in performance
32
3LW 3LW Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
3LW
31
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
15
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30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
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34
Dave Hollister Chicago '85... The Movie Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chicago '85... The Movie
29
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
35
Jagged Edge J.E. Heartbreak Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
J.E. Heartbreak
28
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
36
Shyne Shyne Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shyne
37
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
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Gains in performance
37
Memphis Bleek The Understanding Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Understanding
32
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
38
Xzibit Restless Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Restless
33
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
39
Dream It Was All A Dream Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It Was All A Dream
35
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
40
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Marshall Mathers LP
36
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
41
Gladys Knight At Last Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
At Last
Gladys Knight
38
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
42
Lil Wayne Lights Out Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lights Out
39
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
43
Joe My Name Is Joe Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Name Is Joe
45
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
44
Public Announcement Don't_Hold_Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Don't_Hold_Back
40
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
45
Carl Thomas Emotional Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Emotional
41
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
49
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46
Various Artists Twista Presents: New Testament 2K Street Scriptures Compilation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Twista Presents: New Testament 2K Street Scriptures Compilation
53
LAST WEEK
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
47
Keith Sweat Didn't See Me Coming Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Didn't See Me Coming
48
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
48
Yolanda Adams Mountain High...Valley Low Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mountain High...Valley Low
47
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART
49
8Ball & MJG Space Age 4 Eva Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Space Age 4 Eva
44
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
50
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek Reflection Eternal Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Reflection Eternal
Talib Kweli & Hi-Tek
50
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART
51
Master P Ghetto Postage Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ghetto Postage
46
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
16
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43
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
53
Various Artists Grammy R&B/Rap Nominees 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Grammy R&B/Rap Nominees 2001
49
LAST WEEK
37
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
54
Dr. Dre Dr. Dre -- 2001 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Dr. Dre -- 2001
51
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART
55
Lil' Zane Young World: The Future Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Young World: The Future
59
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
56
Destiny's Child The Writing's On The Wall Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Writing's On The Wall
55
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART
57
Mary Mary Thankful Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thankful
52
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
58
Funkmaster Flex Funkmaster Flex: 60 Minutes Of Funk, Volume IV: The Mixtape Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Funkmaster Flex: 60 Minutes Of Funk, Volume IV: The Mixtape
54
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
59
Smut Peddlers Porn Again Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Porn Again
56
LAST WEEK
43
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
60
DMX ...And Then There Was X Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
...And Then There Was X
69
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
61
Pru Pru Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Pru
58
LAST WEEK
38
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
62
Mya Fear Of Flying Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fear Of Flying
64
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
63
P!nk Can't Take Me Home Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Can't Take Me Home
62
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART
64
B.G. Checkmate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Checkmate
68
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
65
Avant My Thoughts Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Thoughts
57
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART
66
Soundtrack Down To Earth Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Down To Earth
60
LAST WEEK
34
PEAK POSITION
5
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94
LAST WEEK
67
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Biggest percentage gainer this week
Gains in performance
77
LAST WEEK
54
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
69
Scarface The Last Of A Dying Breed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Last Of A Dying Breed
67
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
70
Chante Moore Exposed Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
63
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
71
Toni Braxton The Heat Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
70
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
72
Various Artists Lyricist Lounge Vol. 2 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Lyricist Lounge Vol. 2
72
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
73
Field Mob 613: Ashy To Classy Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
613: Ashy To Classy
75
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
74
Richie Rich The Game Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Game
61
LAST WEEK
53
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
75
Prodigy H-N-I-C Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
H-N-I-C
74
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
73
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
77
Mac Mall Immaculate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Immaculate
65
LAST WEEK
65
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
78
Macy Gray On How Life Is Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
On How Life Is
80
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART
79
Various Artists The Source -- Hip-Hop Hits Vol. 4 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Source -- Hip-Hop Hits Vol. 4
76
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
80
Soundtrack Love & Basketball Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Love & Basketball
85
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
81
Trina Da Baddest B***h Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Da Baddest B***h
79
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
82
Marvin Sease Women Would Rather Be Licked Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Women Would Rather Be Licked
84
LAST WEEK
51
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
83
Big Moe City Of Syrup Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
City Of Syrup
71
LAST WEEK
52
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
84
Capone -N- Noreaga The Reunion Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
66
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
85
Luni Coleone In The Mouth Of Madness Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
In The Mouth Of Madness
Gains in performance
86
Wyclef Jean The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book
83
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
87
Tyrone Davis Relaxin' With Tyrone Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Relaxin' With Tyrone
91
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
88
Rachelle Ferrell Individuality (Can I Be Me?) Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Individuality (Can I Be Me?)
100
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
89
Kelly Price Mirror Mirror Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Mirror Mirror
82
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
90
Tela The World Ain't Enuff Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The World Ain't Enuff
78
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
91
JAY-Z Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. 3... Life And Times Of S. Carter
89
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
92
Various Artists Tom Joyner Presents: The United We Funk All Stars Live Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tom Joyner Presents: The United We Funk All Stars Live
88
LAST WEEK
71
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
93
Cash Money Millionaires Baller Blockin Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
86
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
94
Various Artists Def Jam 1985-2001: The History Of Hip Hop, Volume 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Def Jam 1985-2001: The History Of Hip Hop, Volume 1
81
LAST WEEK
69
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
96
LAST WEEK
41
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
96
Three 6 Mafia When The Smoke Clears Sixty 6, Sixty 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
When The Smoke Clears Sixty 6, Sixty 1
92
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
97
Soundtrack Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
98
Young M.C. Ain't Going Out Like That Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ain't Going Out Like That
Gains in performance
99
Lil' Kim The Notorious KIM Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Notorious KIM
98
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
100
Johnnie Taylor Gotta Get The Groove Back Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Gotta Get The Groove Back
-
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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